Hard Bop: Jazz and Black Music 1955-1965 / Edition 1

Hard Bop: Jazz and Black Music 1955-1965 / Edition 1

by David H. Rosenthal
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195085566

ISBN-13: 9780195085563

Pub. Date: 09/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In Hard Bop, the first thorough study of a brand of post-bebop jazz that included many of the most talented American musicians from roughly 1955 to 1965, David H. Rosenthal vividly examines the roots, traditions, explorations and permutations, personalities and recordings of a climactic period in jazz history. Beginning with hard bop's origins as an amalgam of bebop

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In Hard Bop, the first thorough study of a brand of post-bebop jazz that included many of the most talented American musicians from roughly 1955 to 1965, David H. Rosenthal vividly examines the roots, traditions, explorations and permutations, personalities and recordings of a climactic period in jazz history. Beginning with hard bop's origins as an amalgam of bebop and R&B, he describes the evolution of movement that welcomed all influences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195085563
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
940,356
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.31(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction3
1.Bebop10
2.Hard Bop Begins25
3.A New Mainstream41
4.The Scene62
5.The Lyricists85
6.Tenors and Organs101
7.The Power of Badness117
8.Hard Bop Heterodoxy: Monk, Mingus, Miles, and Trane132
9.Changes151
10.The Last of Hard Bop168
Notes183
Selected Hard Bop Discography191
Index195

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